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Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for August 08, 2017

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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member about 2 years ago

    I know one thing that won’t be happening on this camping trip.

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    Lee Cox  about 2 years ago

    I don’t drink coffee, but other than that, I agree with Mom. If God had meant for us to continue living out-of-doors, He wouldn’t have inspired us to discover electricity or to invent insulation, indoor plumbing, air conditioning, and room service!

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    Lecherous  about 2 years ago

    I wish I had a flying car.

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    enoch  about 2 years ago

    Once again, the tactful lawyer.

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    Vgrift85  about 2 years ago

    Dad better call Rosie for this trip….LOL

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    bluram  about 2 years ago

    No rear seat belts, a flying car, Dad, keep your eye on the road or Mom may never have a decent cup of coffee again.

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    tripwire45  about 2 years ago

    Today, Mom would be complaining about no cell service. And so it goes.

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    coffeeturtle  about 2 years ago

    Wait. What did you say about the coffee!

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    katzenbooks45  about 2 years ago

    My idea of roughing it is a Motel 6.

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    ericbutts74  about 2 years ago

    Don’t have to wonder where Calvin get that crossing the arms and frowning sulk from.

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    Packratjohn Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Grew up camping, raised my kids camping, they’re raising theirs camping. It’s a great way to see the country. Doesn’t hurt that my son-in-law works for Fish and Wildlife!

    The occasional hotel stay is nice also, just different.

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    FryGuy  about 2 years ago

    Personally, I love being outdoors. Unfortunately the large amounts of heat and pollen in the air make it hard to do so. This is why one day, like Calvin, I would like to move to the Yukon. Or maybe just a spot in Alaska.

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    A Hip loving Canadian...  about 2 years ago

    The best cups of coffee are the ones brewed in a percolator while camping. Our favourite camping spot is in Algonquin Park in Ontario.

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    JoeCoffey  about 2 years ago

    My idea of camping is a hotel room, when you can’t find a reasonably priced condo or house to rent.

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    terry  about 2 years ago

    No need to sacrifice coffee! Grind some good beans and take an aeropress or a French press and you’re good to go. Ice chest for milk. What’s the problem?

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    premkumarbhaskal  about 2 years ago

    it seems that car starts flying once it speeds up. :)

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    dalbino83  about 2 years ago

    I wonder why Calvin asked his father in the last panel, rather than asking his mother directly how she feels about camping. She’s sitting right there.

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    Number Three  about 2 years ago

    Camping doesn’t sound that great to me. I’d rather stay in a nice cosy hotel.

    xxx

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    HeatherBrown1  about 2 years ago

    You don’t have to go without decent cup of coffee. I take my favorite Cinnamon Hazelnut from MacDaddy with me camping all the time. https://brewsouth.com/macdaddy-coffee-cinnamon-hazelnut You won’t regret it!

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    Iwa Iniki Premium Member about 2 years ago

    I’m with Mom.

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    TMMILLER Premium Member about 2 years ago

    Camping was always a break for my mom. It was agreed that IF she went camping dad did all the cooking. Dad did all the cooking. Now 40 some odd years later, Mom still camps, but has to do her own cooking. (dad passed away 15 years ago)

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    Furienna  about 2 years ago

    Just a few days ago, I said I found Calvin’s parents uninteresting. But now, I have to make a correction: they can be interesting, when they are att odds with each other.

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    Night-Gaunt49  about 2 years ago

    I started drinking coffee before puberty and stopped back in the late 1970’s.

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    djhaisell Premium Member about 2 years ago

    As comedian Jeremy Hotz said, “Sleeping on the ground under a sheet held up by a pole? I work so that doesn’t happen to me!”

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    Enrico La Talpa aka Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member about 2 years ago

    In that week Mom may read Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” : particularly the part which Sal live in a tent with a young lady and her son

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    weatherford.joe  about 2 years ago

    I wonder how Dad talked Mom into doing this.

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